MAC Sparkling Rose Iridescent Pressed Powder Review, Photos, Swatches

MAC Sparkling Rose Iridescent Pressed Powder
MAC Sparkling Rose Iridescent Pressed Powder

MAC Sparkling Rose Iridescent Pressed Powder ($26.00 for 0.35 oz.) is described as a “champagne with pearl.” It’s a light, golden peach with warm undertones and a pearly sheen. Urban Decay Glint (-, ) is warmer (95% similar). MAC Highlighter (LE, $34.00) is darker, warmer (95% similar). ColourPop Here Kitty Kitty (P, $8.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Becca Opal (P, $41.00) is warmer (90% similar). Bobbi Brown Rose Gold (LE, $46.00)(90% similar). Too Faced Pop of Light (PiP, ) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Giorgio Armani Belladonna (LE, $88.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Dior #001 (DC, $56.00) is darker (95% similar). MAC Soft & Gentle (P, $34.00) is darker (90% similar). MAC Rosy Glow (LE, ) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). bareMinerals The Brilliant Sunset (LE, $26.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). NARS Hot Sand (P, $30.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). ColourPop Double Dip (LE, $8.00) is lighter (90% similar). Pretty Vulgar Glimmers of BS (P, $32.00) is darker (90% similar). bareMinerals The Love Affair (LE, $26.00) is darker (95% similar). Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Highlighter (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). ColourPop Teasecake (P, $8.00) is cooler (90% similar). Tarte Stunner (LE, $29.00) is cooler (90% similar). Chanel Coups de Minuit (12) (LE, $45.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Urban Decay Native Highlighter (-, ) is lighter (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

It had semi-sheer, buildable color coverage with a frosted sheen that didn’t emphasize pores, but it is a more noticeable highlighter on. The texture of the powder was soft, smooth, and blendable on the skin and never looked cakey or powdery. The version in this standalone compact was less sparkly/metallic compared to the one in a previous holiday palette. On my skin, I wore it as a highlighter, and it lasted for seven and a half hours before fading along the edges.

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MAC Sparkling Rose Iridescent Pressed Powder
MAC Sparkling Rose Iridescent Pressed Powder

MAC Sparkling Rose Iridescent Pressed Powder
MAC Sparkling Rose Iridescent Pressed Powder

MAC Sparkling Rose Iridescent Pressed Powder
MAC Sparkling Rose Iridescent Pressed Powder

MAC Sparkling Rose Iridescent Pressed Powder
MAC Sparkling Rose Iridescent Pressed Powder

MAC Sparkling Rose Iridescent Pressed Powder
MAC Sparkling Rose Iridescent Pressed Powder

MAC Sparkling Rose Iridescent Pressed Powder
MAC Sparkling Rose Iridescent Pressed Powder

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Makeup Look
On face:
  • Make Up For Ever HD
On eyes:
  • Cle de Peau 313 Eye Color Quad
  • Sephora Love Affair Eyeliner
On lips:
  • MAC Softly Lit Cremesheen Glass
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Joanne Lunsford Avatar

I think it looks gorgeous on you, but you have beautiful youthful skin, I wonder how it would look on more mature skin? When you say warmer dose it go Orange? I thank you for such great reviews you have become my go to make up reviewer when something catches my eye.

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